Uganda

 
The quest for the (vaginal) ring
The quest for the (vaginal) ring
The HIV prevention tablet is now available in South Africa. But, as the Bhekisisa Centre for Health Journalism reports, popping a pill...
The hopeful continent
The hopeful continent
Last week, the Mail & Guardian put out a call on Twitter for inspiring, uplifting and positive stories from around the African...
In Uganda, posting a poem about Museveni gets you jailed
In Uganda, posting a poem about Museveni gets you jailed
The opening lines of a poem written by Dr Stella Nyanzi and posted on Facebook in November 2018, the day after Yoweri Museveni’s alleged birthday, read: “Yoweri, they say it was your...
Why it’s hard to stop Ebola spreading — between people and across borders
Why it’s hard to stop Ebola spreading — between people and across borders
Ebola has claimed around 1400 lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo while there are reports that two people have lost their lives in western Uganda. The...
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In another confusing finding, the public protector overlooked how...
Walking Uganda’s martyrs’ route
Walking Uganda’s martyrs’ route
Namugongo — It took him eight days, but Girimana Gasper finally reached his destination, the martyrs’ shrines in Namugongo...
DRC’s Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda
DRC’s Ebola outbreak spreads to Uganda
One case of the Ebola virus has been confirmed in Uganda, the World Health Organisation said on Tuesday. The patient is a 5-year-old boy who has...
Pelebox: A cure for clinic queues
Pelebox: A cure for clinic queues
‘You think about how you’ve got this disease that you’re managing and that disease is a challenge, but you have decided to say: ‘You know...
Feud between Kagame, Museveni takes toll
Feud between Kagame, Museveni takes toll
The people living on either side of the Ugandan-Rwandan border at Katuna never much considered the boundary: children crossed for school, workers...
Firm tied to WhatsApp spying previously flagged in SA
Firm tied to WhatsApp spying previously flagged in SA
The company allegedly at the centre of a spyware attack using a vulnerability in WhatsApp’s security features has previously been flagged as...
The Benon Lutaaya legacy
The Benon Lutaaya legacy
Benon Lutaaya left Uganda in 2011. On his person he carried talent, pride and a knack for problem-solving in addition to his material possessions....
Ugandan police detain Bobi Wine: sources
Ugandan police detain Bobi Wine: sources
Ugandan police detained pop star-turned-MP Bobi Wine on Monday after shutting down one of his concerts and firing tear gas at his fans, the...

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